Fast Facts

  • Lived in Bermuda until she was 5, when her family moved back to England.
  • First spotted by a casting agent who saw her in a publicity photo for a Shelley High School production at the Royal National Theatre.
  • Made her big-screen debut opposite Jeremy Irons in the 1992 drama Waterland.
  • Took a year off from acting after a difficult experience filming Terry Gilliam's 2005 fantasy The Brothers Grimm.
  • Experienced a career revival in 2007, starring in surprise box-office smash 300 and Fox's Terminator TV series The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
  • Has suffered bouts of clinical depression since the age of 15.
  • Is an advocate for animal welfare and has worked with PETA.

Awards

  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Sue — Mother
  • Jason Flemyng — Ex-significant Other
  • Wylie Elliot Loughran — Son
  • Peter Loughran — Husband (separated)
  • Tim — Brother
  • John — Father

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Details

  • Birth Place: Bermuda
  • Birthday: October 3, 1973, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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